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2020/03/03 | Daphne K. Lee

Taiwan Pushes Back Against Coronavirus Disinformation

Disgruntled Chinese netizens are suspected to spread disinformation on the novel coronavirus outbreak status in Taiwan.

2020/11/19 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Shuts Down Pro-China CTi News

This is the first time the NCC has rejected a permit renewal from a news channel since the agency was set up to regulate the telecommunications and broadcasting industry in Taiwan.

2015/12/26 | Yang

JPY One Billion Fund Might Resolve Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Issue

Japanese government hopes to put an end to the comfort women issue and that South Korea will never bring up the issue again. Meanwhile, it also asked to remove the comfort women statue in front of its embassy in Seoul and to promise to stop setting up statues of comfort women in the US.

2019/10/31 | Daniel Kao

Notepad++ and GitHub Are the Latest Victims of Chinese Internet Trolls

GitHub, a generally apolitical platform for developers to discuss and collaborate on engineering projects, has fallen victim to Chinese internet trolls due to a Notepad++ update named "Free Uyghur."

2021/01/19 | Tonggo Simangunsong

Indonesian Government Official Threatens Legal Trouble For Those Who Refuse Covid-19 Vaccine

An Indonesian government official has spoken of penalizing citizens who refuse mandatory Covid-19 vaccination. Human rights organizations and experts have condemned the idea.

2015/07/24 | Yuan

33 Protestors Break into the Ministry of Education

33 students and civilians protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines climbed over the walls surrounding the Ministry of Education and broke into the building.

2019/09/16 | Daphne K. Lee

BREAKING: Solomon Islands Officially Cuts Ties With Taiwan

The Solomon Islands cabinet has voted to cut ties from Taiwan today just hours after Taiwanese government officials arrived at the island.

2020/11/19 | TNL Staff

Taiwan To Tighten Rules After a Rise in Imported Covid-19 Cases

Taiwan, a success story in containing the spread of novel coronavirus, is tightening regulations in response to a rise of imported cases.

2019/10/01 | Daphne K. Lee

Hong Kong Police Shot Protester for the First Time on China's National Day

Hong Kong police fire the first live round at a young protester today during China's National Day.

2021/01/08 | Jenny Li

What Does Biden’s Cabinet Mean for Taiwan?

With most key roles in President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration announced, a look at the main foreign policy figures in Biden's Cabinet may foretell how Washington might approach relations with Taiwan in the upcoming years.

2020/03/09 | Daphne K. Lee

Coronavirus Impact Prompts Illegal Unpaid Leave for Taiwanese Workers

Both domestic and international tour operators have allegedly put their employees on unpaid leave of absence without notifying the Department of Labor.

2020/12/23 | TNL Staff

US Congress Includes Taiwan Assurance Act in US$2.3 Trillion Spending Bill

The U.S. Congress has approved a US$2.3 trillion spending package, which includes the Taiwan Assurance Act.

2019/12/12 | Michael Beltran

Manila's Arrest of Dissident Artists Could Interfere With Freedom of Expression

On November 30, the Manila police arrested street artists who were writing political messages on the wall for "vandalism." Many are now interpreting the act as the government's crackdown on freedom of expression.

2018/09/21 | Greg Brost

Taiwan Enters Top 10 in Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index

New analysis shows which countries offer the best value for treatment

2020/11/12 | TNL Staff

‘Taiwan’ Blocked in WHO Facebook Video

Messages that contain the word “Taiwan” are blocked from appearing in the comments section below a live-streaming video of the WHA meeting on Facebook.